In 1964 when Consulting Office of General Surgery of smoking and health questions published its famous report about smoking, then average statistical consumption of cigarettes cut down to 3,5 percent.
The part of adult American smokers cut down indeed from 40 percent in the beginning of 1960s to 25 percent today. However this recession passed slowly and today it seems that tendentions lined up. Despite the hue-and-cry about smoking harm, ever 4th American man contunue smoking cigarettes.
Tobacco opponents affirm today that people are induced to smoking by advertisement of tobacco they view, and children became nicotine-dependent before they grow up and wiser.